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Newsbytes: Dance Rush; Aztarac Restoration; Jumbo Jumpin’; RIP Tom Petit

Newsbytes: Dance Rush; Aztarac Restoration; Jumbo Jumpin’; RIP Tom Petit

arcadehero December 9, 2017 3

It’s been a little while since we had a proper newsbytes post but it is normal that arcade news not related to IAAPA is quite slow around the end of November/beginning of December. Here’s

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Location Watch: Press Start Bar & Arcade (NV); Quarters Arcade Bar (UT); Arcade Legacy(KY); Round1USA (MI)

Location Watch: Press Start Bar & Arcade (NV); Quarters Arcade Bar (UT); Arcade Legacy(KY); Round1USA (MI)

arcadehero November 24, 2017 2

I’ve been meaning to get to this news about various new locations opening their doors but then IAAPA happened and it got thrown to the back burner. I still have more games to discuss

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Back From The 80s – The Spectre Files: Deathstalker

Back From The 80s – The Spectre Files: Deathstalker

arcadehero November 3, 2017 1

About a year and a half ago, we ran news on an interesting and unique project that aimed to resurrect an unreleased title from the mid-1980s. Originally titled The Spectre Files, this was a

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Next Up For Airframe: Rashlander

Next Up For Airframe: Rashlander

arcadehero October 26, 2017 0

When information started coming out about Griffin Aerotech’s Skycurser scrolling shooter arcade game, we quickly learned that it was being designed to be created not just as a dedicated game but also as an

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Newsbytes: French Arcade Raid; Switch Getting Nintendo Arcade Classics; WFD & Skycurser + More

Newsbytes: French Arcade Raid; Switch Getting Nintendo Arcade Classics; WFD & Skycurser + More

arcadehero September 18, 2017 3

I meant to post this last Saturday but life became very busy – in part because I bought The Simpsons arcade machine and it needed a cap kit replacement. I did that and got

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New For Tracking Game Room Scores: iScored

New For Tracking Game Room Scores: iScored

arcadehero September 15, 2017 1

One ‘rail’ of the arcade & pinball gaming experience are high scores. While not everyone tries to make a career out of landing world records, gamers both pro and casual can get plenty of

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New Arcades: Fear The Walking Dead Survival (NV); Offworld Arcade (MI); Rev’d Up Fun (MI); Emporium SF (CA); Aeon Mall (Jakarta); VR World (NY)

New Arcades: Fear The Walking Dead Survival (NV); Offworld Arcade (MI); Rev’d Up Fun (MI); Emporium SF (CA); Aeon Mall (Jakarta); VR World (NY)

arcadehero September 8, 2017 0

It has been a little while since we took our last look at new arcades opening their doors but several have popped up out there to share – enough that I almost have thought

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Sales Open For Spooky Pinball’s Total Nuclear Annihilation Pinball Machines

Sales Open For Spooky Pinball’s Total Nuclear Annihilation Pinball Machines

arcadehero August 15, 2017 2

Remember the announcement regarding the upcoming Total Nuclear Annihilation Pinball? If not, then it was only a few weeks ago. Designed with an 80s aesthetic in theme, artwork and playfield design while sporting newer

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Tracking down the Namco Galaxian 3 6 Player Theater from Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada and Beyond

Tracking down the Namco Galaxian 3 6 Player Theater from Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada and Beyond

SaraAB87 August 8, 2017 9

Here at Arcade Heroes we like to track down arcade games to find out what happened to them if they are no longer on location, especially if its a game that is rarely seen

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Get Ready – California Extreme (CA) & Replay FX (PA) This Weekend

Get Ready – California Extreme (CA) & Replay FX (PA) This Weekend

arcadehero July 27, 2017 1

July is almost over (booooo!) and while this means we’ll soon be in the “dog days” of Summer, it also means that gamers on both the East and West coast of the United States

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Newsbytes: Alien Covenant; G-Tickets; Grumpy Cat Photo Booth; Cosmotrons

Newsbytes: Alien Covenant; G-Tickets; Grumpy Cat Photo Booth; Cosmotrons

arcadehero July 8, 2017 1

Excepting the Nex Machina posting, it has been a fairly quiet week in arcade news. That said, we’ve got enough for this weekend to discuss. But first, an ad I hadn’t seen before from

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Newsbytes: Disney Quest; Galloping Ghost 600; Sky Skipper; Cosmotrons

Newsbytes: Disney Quest; Galloping Ghost 600; Sky Skipper; Cosmotrons

arcadehero June 24, 2017 4

I hope you are all making the most out of your first weekend of the Summer…here’s some news to go along with it all. Disney Quest Games Will Have A Chance To Go To

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